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Catholic Church suspends Maryland priest who denied communion to lesbian mourner

Monday, March 12, 2012
Rev. Marcel Guarnizo
GAITHERSBURG, Md. -- A Catholic priest who walked out on a funeral service last month because he was bothered by the attendance of deceased woman's openly lesbian daughter, has been placed on administrative leave by the Washington archdiocese. ...

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Vatican adviser: Cuomo should be denied Communion for supporting gay marriage

Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Edward Peters
A theology professor in Detroit and senior adviser to the Vatican has blasted New York's Catholic governor, Andrew Cuomo, for supporting marriage equality, and suggested that Cuomo be punished by being denied Holy Communion. ...

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Gay marriage supporters denied Communion for wearing rainbow sash

Sunday, October 31, 2010
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- A group of Catholics were denied communion at a Mass at the St. Paul Cathedral on Sunday because they wore rainbow sashes to draw attention to the catholic church's policy on same-sex marriage. ...

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Minnesota Archbishop denies Communion to gay, lesbian students

Tuesday, October 5, 2010
About 25 students from St. John’s University and the College of St. Benedict say they were turned away from communion because they were wearing rainbow buttons that indication membership in, or solidarity with a gay and lesbian student group. Archbishop ...

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